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11/11/2013

Which are the 2 Career myths that you shouldn't fall for as a fresh graduate in Kenya?

There are of course many carere myths, some which comes from well meaning paraents, guardians and teachers. However, here are the three that you will find most surprisng:

1. Your degree will lead to your career.
This is especially true if you are pursuing a a bachelors degree. Nowadays, many engineers work as bankers, many scientists work as teachers and so on. You will find that transferable skills like communication, problem solving, creativity, are much more useful than the expertise itself in many work places.

2. Getting a masters degree will automatically open job opportunities.
Sure, on the overall, masters degree recipients out earn those with bachelors degrees. But if the masters degree did not help you gain any skills at all, then you might want to work for a few years before going back
to class. This is more so if you are in a business or a media field, and any other field where the practical work experience is actually much more important than the academic qualifications.

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